Global Edition

Troon Golf to Unveil New Era of Golf in Southeast Asia

12.04am 16th September 2013 - Exhibitions & Conferences - This story was updated on Sunday, September 15th, 2013

kosak and TownsendThe 2013 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) will serve as a special venue for the unveiling of three spectacular new golf courses in Malaysia.

The brand new courses are the stunning 18-hole championship course at Teluk Datai located on the island of Langkawi and two courses in Desaru – the 27-hole course on designed by Ernie Els, located on the South China Sea in the south eastern state of Johor and the 18-hole course designed by Vijay Singh.

All three properties will be managed by Troon Golf, the global leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing.

The Troon team is led by Ken Kosak, who was Group General Manager for Troon Golf in Abu Dhabi overseeing the highly acclaimed Abu Dhabi Golf Club and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.

The developer of the new courses is Destination Resorts and Hotels (DRH), strategic owner and developer of world class resort destinations, established by the Malaysian Government’s investment arm, Khazanah Nasional Berhard.

Kosak will be assisted by David Townend, Director, Troon Australia/Asia.

Come to APGS and witness the revelation of these spectacular properties designed by champion golfers and golf course architects Ernie Els and Vijay Singh.

Teluk Detai is set for official opening in the last quarter of 2013, with Desaru following soon after in Q3 2014 creating two exclusive golf clubs offering an experience unmatched in the region.

To view the complete programme for APGS 2013

On-line Registration is open now and you can book your seat to attend APGS 2013. You can also book your hotel room at the Shangri-la Hotel Jakarta at this link. Make Room Reservation

 /  /  /  /  /  /  /  /  / 

In related news... (GBN) is for the many thousands of people who work in the golf business all around the world.

We cover the full range of topics both on and off the course. We aim to supply essential information both quickly and accurately in a format which is easy to use. We are independent of all special interest groups.


Click here to sign up for our free twice weekly golf industry news summary

View the latest newsletter here